An animal welfare organisation which has a shelter in Ōtaki, north of Wellington, has been helping save and treat animals caught up in the Australian bushfires.

A few weeks ago Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) sent over a team to Australia comprising a vet, two nurses, two builders, two labourers and a chef.

Under the direction of the New South Wales Wildlife Council their first posting was at Wandandian where there was a kangaroo sanctuary.

A veterinary triage centre, which is still operating, was built to help many

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